It's a free-kick, it's a definite free-kick, but it's outside the box. A battling first leg display in Spain last week means the Foxes must overturn a 1-0 deficit if they are to reach the Champions League semi-finals. Big Sam did, however, say how he was disappointed with the way they conceded Robert Huth's opening goal: "We fell to the long throw, which we talked about and was very disappointing".
Can Leicester reach the semi-finals of the Champions League? Ronaldo's brace in Germany moved him onto 100 European club goals, and has placed Los Blancos in a commanding position ahead of the return match at the Bernabeu next week. They defended well and were vigilant although Atletico's one-paced second-half performance played into their hands. And Shakespeare is prepared to rest and rotate players at Selhurst Park with midfielder Daniel Amartey, who was in the African Nations Cup ...
Swansea is two points behind Hull in the third relegation place after a fifth loss in six games. Greaves, Tottenham's record goalscorer with 266 in all competitions, managed at least 20 between 1966 and 1969. Elsewhere in England, Yohan Cabaye and Christian Beteke helped a resurgent Crystal Palace avoid defeat to visitors, Leicester City who went 2 goals up in the 6th and 52nd minutes through Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy respectively.
The team also held a pregame moment of silence and put together a video tribute that aired in the arena during a first-period stoppage in play. "The score didn't indicate that, but we really liked a lot of the first period". "That was far from our best game and we got a victory. It doesn't mean everything's great, but it built some momentum in the second". That is, until Sidney Crosby fed him for the game victor.
This should be a pretty entertaining matchup to close out this series, as I think it will be a pretty high-scoring game. Boston ended up sweeping Pittsburgh in three games at Fenway Park after winning the first two games of the season. But the manager said, "Once he got through that inning, he got stronger as the game went along". Nelson (1-0) gave up 1 run and 5 hits in 7 innings, striking out 5 without a walk.
The bid, which as-of-yet has no rivals, is reportedly supported by US President Donald Trump, whose key campaign pledge in the lead up to his election previous year was to build a strengthened wall at the US border with Mexico . Year-long speculation over whether CONCACAF's bid for the 2026 World Cup , which will nearly certainly be awarded to the region, would become a joint bid by the United States, Mexico and Canada has officially been confirmed today.
Cloudy, with a high near 75. Winds out of the southwest at 10-20 miles per hour, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour, will help to usher in that warm air. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. There is also a chance of scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms today with gusty and erratic winds around so the storms through the early evening.
The Cavaliers, led by LeBron James had control nearly the whole entire game until the Indiana Pacers erased a 12-point, third quarter lead. The final score was 109-108. Miles didn't make any excuses. "I'm happy we got the victory". "I got the ball at four (seconds), so I had to take it myself. Given another chance in that situation, I'm going to be aggressive and I'm going to make it next time".
After Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa lost Wednesday, and Toronto and Calgary fell Thursday, Alex Radulov's goal gave the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory against the visiting New York Rangers . Weber's power-play goal 7:42 into the third period decided the game. "Absolutely. People say players are streaky or whatever, but it's because this whole game is about feel", he said.
Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer said that his team's performance to start the playoffs is far more indicative of his squad than the one that stumbled down the stretch, losing nine of their final 13 games in the regular season. The Sharks are 15-6 in the last 21 meetings in Edmonton, 26-12 in the last 38 meetings and the over is 3-1-3 in the last 7 meetings. The Oilers really gained energy after that one, pressuring the Sharks , hitting everything that moved and doing to the Sharks ...
I know exactly the road, I know exactly the place where it is. It was odd, I was really concerned. I was scared for them. Marc Bartra was hospitalised as a result and had surgery on a fractured wrist, with the teams instead playing on Wednesday - a decision both sides have been critical of, though UEFA denied receiving information that the players were against the rescheduling.
In the end, fate decided for Hamilton, who was able to control the race from the front throughout and respond to his pursuers, who were always kept well out of arm's length. Behind him, Vettel was on the move, too. Verstappen then wasted no time moving up the field. First Vettel blew past Raikkonen before going wheel-to-wheel with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo at turn seven, producing puffs of blue smoke as the cars touched tyres.
Arsene Wenger praised Mesut Ozil after the German World Cup victor helped Arsenal to a 3-0 Premier League victory over struggling West Ham and maintain their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League on Wednesday. Arsenal's win against West Ham moved them back to 5th position with four points adrift 4th placed Manchester City as they face Crystal Palace at the Selhurst Park on Monday to continue their Top 4 struggle.
Louis Post-Dispatch. They're going to throw everything at us and we're excited to go home for sure. They're going to be desperate; we know that, but it doesn't change our mindset or anything. They pushed really hard and put us on our heels a bit and we grinded and we got it done. The Blues took the lead early in the second via Edmundson's second goal of the series.
It was a hard game against a good team and we managed to get a draw thanks to a great assist from Angel [Correa]. Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has failed to rule out a future move across the Spanish capital to Real Madrid , although he acknowledged that "very, very few players" have made the switch.
Happ (elbow) is scheduled to undergo an MRI, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet reports. On Sunday. the Blue Jays announced that ace starter, Aaron Sanchez , will be placed on the 10 day disabled list in order to deal with a nagging blister issue on his pitching hand.
We haven't done that all season, but this is the right time to do it". Jimmy Butler contributed 30 points and nine rebounds as the Chicago Bulls stunned Eastern Conference top seeds the Boston Celtics in their opening play-off game on an emotional night for Isaiah Thomas .
But the Bulls showed up to win, and they took it to the Celtics by exploiting their biggest weakness and dominating the one facet of the game Thomas couldn't control - the boards. "One of the things I've learned, having been through situations in the past, is that there's really no right or wrong answer", Stevens said less than two hours before the game.
Jones did not play in the D-League as he did last season. "He made some tough shots and he's capable of doing that". Deron Williams had a season-high 35 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Cavaliers , who fell to 0-7 this season when LeBron James doesn't play.
Though KKR were triumphant, hanging the team's batting on Narine may not be a wise option to move forward with in the tournament. The key for both these teams has been that they have found the right structure, with each player aware of his responsibility.
While the Raptors came up short of last year's 56 regular-season wins, this team looks better on paper with the midseason trade acquisitions of Serge Ibaka and P.J. "He's our guy, he's our All-Star", said Casey. Milwaukee takes a 1-0 series lead in their best-of-seven first-round series. Coach Dwane Casey spoke on the team's functioning, not having a good pace or rhythm, any movement.
Hamilton's decision to slow in front of Ricciardo on the way into the pits on lap 13 was made because he was behind Bottas, who was also coming in, and he wanted to give himself time to have his tyres changed straight after his teammate and not lose a place to the Australian.
Even more impressive was the very big launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . Since launch, Nintendo has struggled to keep up with demand for the Switch, a problem it hopes to rectify by doubling the production of the console for the next fiscal year.
Many times in the playoffs , production comes from unlikely sources. Eleven seconds into the game, Dubinsky put a shot on Fleury's pads and Atkinson was in the right place to score on the rebound, pumping up a sold-out Nationwide Arena crowd hungry for some playoff prosperity.
It also sent Twitter into a spin, with plenty of love for the athletic seven-footer who was born in what is now South Sudan, but grew up in Perth and Sydney. "We know they're going to be more desperate". Game 2 is Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena. But in the second half he, like the rest of the Raptors , were stymied time and again.
It was a tough draw for Real Madrid , but expecting them to just come out and dominate their rivals is foolish. The Frenchman has only been beaten twice since that initial derby disappointment - by Sevilla and Valencia this January and February - and his 78 per cent win ratio stacks up well alongside his recent predecessors.
A defensive breakdown was the difference as the New York Rangers defeated the Canadiens 2-0 to open their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series. We've entered the third season of the annual South Point-lined Play of the Day competition, effective July 1. Fleury withstood an early push by Columbus, and the Penguins responded by pulling away from the untested Blue Jackets.
Nigerian global, Victor Moses, lasted for 54 minutes on the pitch before he was replaced by Cesc Fabregas; but neither of the two players could influence the game in favour of Chelsea . Chelsea were without goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois due to an ankle problem, while Marcos Alonso succumbed to a virus, bringing Asmir Begovic and Kurt Zouma into their usual first XI.
With El Clasico a week away, Barcelona will host sixth-place Real Sociedad while Real Madrid pay a visit to 18th-place Sporting Gijon. Roma's 1-1 draw at home to Atalanta - with Dzeko levelling Jasmin Kurtic's 22nd minute strike five minutes after the restart - allowed Juventus to extend their lead as they target a record sixth consecutive scudetto.
Pulis' men would go no closer to getting on terms - the Arsenal win before last month's worldwide break standing as the only game in the last seven where they have found the net. Rondon played a flawless pass through to Phillips who raced beyond the defence and only had Mignolet to beat, but the Liverpool goalkeeper rushed out to make a crucial save.
The Portuguese forward became the first man to reach the 100 goal milestone in the Champions League, after appearing in 143 games. "I don't know who doubted me", Ronaldo told BeIn Sports . The first-leg turned after the break as Ronaldo equalised, then Real dominated Bayern with the numerical advantage and peppered the Bayern goal. Seeking their first league title since 2012, Madrid have a game in hand and a three-point lead over two-time defending champion Barcelona, who host sixth-place ...
RANGERS 2, CANADIENS 0: Tanner Glass scored in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves to help NY beat Montreal in Game 1 of their first-round Eastern Conference series. "When we play that way, I think when this is all said and done, we're going to be in a good place". "We need to play better defense and play on the same page".
Son Heung-min added a third just before half-time and netted another 10 minutes into the second-half. " Watford began with great energy, substantial motivation to play against us, and also to be patient was clearly one of the keys". "They're an exciting team to watch". - Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs Livepic LONDON , April 9 - Mauricio Pochettino insists his Tottenham Hotspur side are building a winning mentality and will be ready to pounce if Chelsea stumble in the race for the ...
He then jumped ahead 0-2 to Longoria, one of the major's best hitters, before throwing four straight balls. "It was unfortunate that [fifth] inning unfolded the way it did". The Yankees would get another long ball in the seventh inning, as Headley used the short porch in right field to his advantage, hitting a home run into the first row.
Isaiah Thomas , playing in the game just a day after his sister horrifically passed away in a auto accident in the state of Washington, scored a game-high 33 points. His friends and family had embraced Thomas and consoled him quietly and emotionally from their hearts, and now his fans were consoling the league's most beloved underdog loudly and emotionally from their hearts.